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From the Chicago Tribune:
A former south suburban police chief is expected to plead guilty to diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars from a state job-training grant to friends and family, her attorney said Tuesday as more charges were filed in the case.More...
Regina Evans, a former Chicago police lieutenant and Country Club Hills chief, has been in custody since mid-March, when authorities charged her with trying to coax an associate into lying to the grand jury.
"She is planning on accepting responsibility for what she did. She wants to put this behind her," said Evans' attorney, Lawrence Beaumont. "She is a good person. She spent a lot of years working for the community."
In April, prosecutors charged Regina Evans' friend Jeri Wright and accused her of helping Evans to convert cash from the grant to personal use through paychecks. Wright is the daughter of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., President Barack Obama's former pastor.Technorati tags: government illinois politics news Obama Barack Obama Jeremiah Wright